Ethiopia, along with other Horn of Africa countries, is faced with the most severe famine in 60 years. Millions have fled their homes in search of food and relief. Hundreds of thousands have arrived in Ethiopia from neighbouring countries.
We’ve all read/heard/seen all this in the news. The media is also abuzz with calls and ideas for long-term solutions to this recurring ordeal. This is what Ethiopia is doing:
Over 80% of the population is engaged in agriculture. Most of it lives in its 12 major watersheds. Therefore, government policy and public efforts are focusing hard on treating the watersheds and maximizing their productivity. This, they believe, will help them become food-secure in the long run.
The following videos explain the finer points of this broad idea: